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K.G. Anderson

The Right Man for the Job

Published Jul 25, 2020 · 3,521 words (13 minutes) · 563 views

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Democratic Party leaders are desperate. They hold a seance to summon the ghosts of journalist Molly Ivins, politician Adlai Stevenson II, and newscaster Walter Cronkite back from the afterlife to do something—anything!—about the current administration.

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Daniel Roy

A Haunting in the Taste of Gray

Published Jun 29, 2020 · 2,839 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 447 views

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A daughter haunts her grieving blind mother through a device that lets her see with her tongue.

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Jennifer R. Povey

Aboard The Lady Maria

Published Apr 16, 2020 · 1,234 words (5 minutes) · 389 views

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Originally published in Big Pulp. Just a little horror piece. My own take on...well, read it and find out.

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Jennifer R. Povey

The Men Who Go Under The Ground

Published Jan 30, 2020 · 2,893 words (11 minutes) · 1 like · 826 views

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Johnny Barstowe is new to the mines, and still has much to learn about this close-knit, close-lipped group. But when the tunnel becomes blocked and “murderer” starts to echo through the caverns, old secrets will come to light. 

Born in Nottingham, England and now living in Northern Virginia, Jennifer R. Povey is a versatile author of several novels and short stories, as well as tabletop RPG supplements.

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James Van Pelt

The Sound of One Foot Dancing

Published Dec 11, 2019 · 2,741 words (10 minutes) · 1 like · 511 views

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Christmas, Fred Astaire, the filming of HOLIDAY INN, and a dancer who will not die.

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Tara Calaby

Breath

Published Dec 6, 2019 · 2,418 words (9 minutes) · 2 likes · 536 views

Fantasy Historical Australia ghost story Camping

A campfire tale proves all too real for a group of Girl Guides and their leader in 1930s Queensland.

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James Van Pelt

Do Good

Published Nov 13, 2019 · 6,531 words (24 minutes) · 1 like · 600 views

Mystery Classic Fantasy Horror ghost story high school

Few people in the world are as universally distrusted and mocked as high school vice principals. When a teacher walks down the hall, groups of students will stop talking, but when a vice principal walks down the hall groups of teachers shut up. It's a terrible stereotype. Vice principals discipline students who are in trouble and evaluate teachers. How can they be liked? How can a person in that job do good?

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Stephanie Lorée

The Woman on the Bench

Published Oct 2, 2019 · 985 words (4 minutes) · 3 likes · 554 views

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A blind woman who can only see ghosts works to release them from their eternal haunts.

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Steven Harper

Ghosts From an Enchanter Fleeing

Published Sep 8, 2019 · 4,759 words (18 minutes) · 3 likes · 580 views

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What happens when a necromancer becomes woke? This story appeared in WEIRD TALES in 1999.

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